What's on in Kensington and Chelsea
18th May 2010
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Yes!  Another Bank Holiday is coming up!   If you are looking for local events in Kensington and Chelsea you've come to the right place.  See listed below some great places to visit in the area and check out our Events Page for more acitivites for the Bank Holiday Weekend.

Royal Albert Hall Tour
Take a fascinating journey through the history of The Royal Albert Hall which opened in 1871.  Hightlights of the tour include a look inside The Queen's box, visiting the auditorium and access to the Royal Retiring Room.
 Venue:  The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP
Tel:  0207 589 3203
Website.  www.royalalberthall.com

Kensington Palace

The Enchanted Palace
Experience something completely different in this exciting new temporary exhibition
Kensington Palace will become The Enchanted Palace in a unique multisensory exhibition combining fashion, performance, and dazzling spectacle to reveal Kensington's magnificent State Apartments in a magical new light
Each room will have a powerful story to tell about Kensington Palace's former royal residents and the life of the court - a world within a world, with its own time and rituals. The complex and mysterious world of the royal court will be opened up
Entrance to The Enchanted Palace will be included in the Kensington Palace ticket price.
State Apartments
Kensington Gardens
W8 4PX

National Army Museum
Spies and Special Agents
Go undercover with the NAM Special Intelligence Unit. Take part in top-secret gallery missions. Hunt for clues and find evidence. Learn about the vital role of espionage in the armed forces
All events and activities are free unless otherwise stated, although you can choose to support the Museum by giving a donation when you leave or by joining theFriends
National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road

Telephone: 020 7730 0717


The Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea

The Saatchi Gallery is based on the King's road Chelsea in The Duke of York HQ building with an exhibition decidated to new art from China bringing together the work of twenty four of China's leading artists.  There is also dedicated speace in the new gallery for online artists to exhibit and well their work commission free.

Address:  Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London, SW3 4SQ.

Entrance:  Duke of York's Square on The King's Road (nearest tube, Sloane Square).Opening Hours:  10am - 6pm

For more info see The Saatchi  Gallery website .

Admission:  Free


Battersea Park Children's Zoo.

The Zoo offers a combination of a zoo, play area, animal encounters and a cafe.
The zoo staff teach the young visitors about conservation and animals through enjoyment allowing them to get close to the animals.
 For more info:   Tel:  020 7924 5826
Website:  www.batterseaparkzoo.co.uk
Amicus Botanicus

A Brush With Nature Art exhibition

Amicus Botanicus will be showcasing their work in an exhibition at The Chelsea Gallery.  Amicus Botanicus is a group of eleven botanical artists.
The exhibition is open 9.30am to 5pm during library opening hours. The exhibition will feature detailed botanical paintings of a variety of plants and flowers, on paper and on vellum, as well as other natural history subjects.

There is no charge for this event

Chelsea Library
Chelsea Old Town Hall
Kings Road

Telephone: 020 7361 3010

Email: information.services@rbkc.gov.uk

Web: www.rbkc.gov.uk/libraries

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